The end of the meeting is important, it often includes information about how the relationship will continue and what the next steps are. In Open Dialogue approach psychological continuity is one important factor in creating trust and safety between the participants. This sense of continuity should be supported by information who and where the family can contact in acute situations, when the next meeting will take place and who will be working with the family.
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